Jo Pollitt

Jo Pollitt is an interdisciplinary artist and scholar, whose work is grounded in a twenty-year practice of improvisation as methodology across multiple performed, choreographic and publishing platforms. As dancer, choreographer, writer and dramaturg, her work has been presented locally and internationally. Jo has taught improvisation to several generations of dancers at the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts, she is co-founder and director of the creative arts publication BIG Kids Magazine, co-founder of the feminist research collective The Ediths at ECU and artist-researcher with #FEAS -Feminist Educators Against Sexism. 2019 saw her undertake a three-year position as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Edith Cowan University, School of Education, researching expanded embodiment and children’s creative relations with climate crisis through feminist, artist-driven, more-than-human methods.